Nearly 300 jobs are being announced at three companies this morning.
Customer service provider, Eishtec, is taking on 200 people over the next six months at its operations in Tipperary.
Recruitment for the jobs in Clonmel is now under way.
Elsewhere, Bluefin Payment Systems is opening a Technology and Operations Centre in Waterford city, and will be hiring 40 people over the next three to five years.
While US security company, CipherTechs Inc., is establishing its EMEA headquarters in Kilkenny with the creation of 36 new jobs over five years.